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noun bureau, cabinet, commission, consistory, consultative body, council, court, curia, directorate, directorship, governing body, judicatory, management, presidium, tribunal
Associated concepts: advisory boards, board of aldermen, board of arbitrators, board of directors, board of education, board of elections, board of equalization, board of examiners, board of finance, board of health, board of medical examinnrs, board of public works, board of review, board of special inquiry, board of supervisors, board of trade, board of trustees, de facto boards, draft board, local board, maritime board, qualification board, revenue board, welfare board, zoning board
See also: agency, assembly, bench, body, bureau, chamber, commission, committee, council, enter, inhabit, lodge, management, reside

BOARD. This word is used to designate all the magistrates of a city or borough, or all the managers or directors of any institution; as, the board of aldermen; the board of directors of the Bank of North America. The majority of the board have in general the power to perform the acts of the whole board, but sometimes they are restrained by their charters, and it requires a greater number to perform certain acts.

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Impressive door panels and instrument panels thanks to new production process
The MuCell process is scheduled for use in the production of instrument panels, along with other applications, in future Ford vehicles beginning next year following its debut in the new Escape.
With the high level of automation we could combine the various instrument panel production lines with great flexibility and contribute to the competitiveness of the production location Germany," said Matthias Berg on the latest series production launch.
As a result, the instrument panel and the glove compartment now also get a look and feel that was previously found almost exclusively in the upper middle vehicle segment.
Creating the instrument panel structure in microcellular foam saves an estimated $3 US/vehicle vs.
The goal was to enhance both the design and communications processes while the team tackled both large items (the all-new instrument panel, for example) and small details (thickness and finish of the rear armrests).
The Peugeot instrument panel style is also very specific.
instrument panels, door panels) and large exterior panels can be produced with multiple materials--as in TPE over TPO--in a single machine in a single setup.
Which is not to say that car buyers will soon be shunning nickel bezels in favor of all-plastic instrument panels (in fact OEMs want more real metal touches), but that we may see fewer plastic pieces masquerading as metal and wood mixed with strategically positioned bits of the real thing.
Smaller occupants seated closer to the instrument panel receive a "softer" inflation, larger occupants a "stiffer" one, and OOPOs get one that is somewhere in-between.
From the driver's seat, the center spine shape appears to continue from the instrument panel through the windshield and on to the hood.
Eucalyptus wood is used on the steering wheel, instrument panel and door panels, and spray-skin urethane covers the instrument panel which sits on a two-piece magnesium cross-car beam.

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